Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami’s twitter account hacked

After Amitabh Bachchan, noted singer Adnan Sami’s twitter account was hacked. Similar to Big B, his account was also flooded with pro-Pakistan tweets. His profile picture was also changed to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan just like Amitabh Bachchan. It is understood that the same ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan recalls Veeru Devgn, pens heartfelt note

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembered celebrated action director Veeru Devgn. He went down the memory lane and penned down an incident that he has shot with the late action director. Big B narrated an incident that took place on the set of 1971 film Reshma Aur Shera. His letter reads, "The ... read more

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan miffed with father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan

According to the latest grapevine, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is miffed with her father-in-law and megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The reason is Big B has signed a film alongside Emraan Hashmi. If we turn back the pages then we will recall that Emraan Hashmi has once made an unpleasant remark on the Bachc ... read more

Throwback: When Amitabh Bachchan nursed injured little Kareena

Amitabh Bachchan has shared a throwback picture from the set of ‘Pukar’. The picture showed Big B applying ban and bandaged injured Kareena Kapoor on the set of ‘Pukar’. The picture is too cute to handle. Kareena came with her father Randhir Kapoor on the set of ‘Pukar’. Sharing the pictu ... read more